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What's My Fortune, Cookie? (PS: I Think You're Tame…)

Well, we celebrated Memorial Day with an old-school Chinese-American feast. Yes, weird. I know. I was just in the mood to make fortune cookies. And once you are making fortune cookies, you start to look for recipes online like Moo Goo Gai Pan and Vegetarian Egg Rolls. The Moo Goo Gai Pan was really […]

Sorbetto di Limone (Lemon Sherbet)

This was really tart and good. It makes me wish the weather was a bit warmer, but even in the rain and the 50+ degree temperatures, it’s still a great way to end a meal. This took about 6 lemons — but mine were not super juicy.

I also used half regular sugar […]

Slow-Roasted Halibut with Shaved Asparagus and Fennel Salad

Hey! I was just recently made aware that the original recipe in Bon Appétit is by Ivy Manning, a Portlander and awesome food writer!

This was a very, very Spring-like, light and good meal. But here is a lesson for you — use big, fat asparagus spears. Mine were on the smaller side […]

Nuts in the Kitchen: Sicilian Sweet and Sour Rabbit (but with Chicken)

One of my favorite cookbook authors, Susan Herrmann Loomis, is coming to Portland! Very exciting! She’ll be at In Good Taste, August 12-15, 2010.

In Good Taste is located at 231 NW 11th Ave, Portland, Oregon, 97209. It’s a 3-day class (with a welcome dinner the night before) and you can enroll by […]

Genoa Restaurant, Portland

Genoa Restaurant 2832 Southeast Belmont St Portland, OR 97214-4024

Okay, enough about California, let’s talk about a Portland restaurant! Recently, jwa & I went to Genoa to celebrate our 2nd wedding anniversary. We hadn’t been to the new one yet and were both very excited to give it a try. Wow, what a great […]